CELTIC'S head of football operations was at Easter Road last night running the rule over Martin Boyle, Jim Goodwin fears Kyle Magennis' season may be over and Gary Holt is delighted with Robby McCrorie following the goalkeeper's debut against St Johnstone last night.

Boyle scouted by Celtic

Hibernian winger Martin Boyle was watched by Celtic's Nick Hammond during his side's 2-1 win over Hamilton last night, according to reports. The Scottish Sun believe that Hammond was watching the Australian internationalist, who was involved in both of Hibs' goals.

Holt delighted with McCrorie

Robby McCrorie, the Rangers goalkeeper who has joined Livingston on loan, kept a clean sheet on his debut for the Lions last night - leaving manager Gary Holt waxing lyrical about the youngster's performance. “Robbie was excellent, his handling was excellent and he knew when to come and when to stay," he told the Scottish Sun. “His saves were brilliant and it was refreshing to hear him shouting and bawling like that on his debut."

McTominay hands Scotland play-off boost

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay is winning his race to be fit for Scotland’s Euro 2020 play-off semi-final against Israel at the end of March, according to Scotland boss Steve Clarke. “It’s difficult for me to comment as I don’t work with the players and I’m not at the clubs, but he’s improving," he said.

Goodwin fears the worst for Magennis

Jim Goodwin reckons that St Mirren midfielder Kyle Magennis' season may be over after the 21-year-old picked up a knee injury during his side's 1-0 defeat at Ibrox last night. “He’s going for a scan tomorrow morning but, at this moment in time, it’s not looking good," said the Buddies manager.

Hearts 'step up' Boyce pursuit

Hearts will test the resolve on Burton Albion after having a bid rejected for striker Liam Boyce, according to the Edinburgh Evening News. The former Ross County striker is in the final six months of his contract and Tynecastle manager Daniel Stendel is believed to be keen on securing a deal for the forward before the transfer window closes at the end of the month.

Aberdeen to miss out on Fraser bonus

Scotland internationalist Ryan Fraser could sign a pre-contract with West Ham this month with David Moyes reportedly interested in the Bournemouth winger - which would mean that Aberdeen would receive no sell-on fee for the 25-year-old. The Dons are due a cut of any future transfer fee, report the Daily Record, but if Fraser was to agree a Bosman move then they wouldn't recieve a penny.

Mulraney set for MLS move

Hearts winger Jake Mulraney is closing in on a deal to join Atlanta United in a move that would earn the Gorgie club a six-figure sum, report the Edinburgh Evening News. Stendel said: "Jake has chance to go to MLS and I think this is a great step for him."